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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.MEE-SHEL French
mi-SHEL English
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Meaning & History

French feminine form of MICHEL. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century.
VariantsMichèle French Michele English
DiminutivesMicheline French Chelle, Shell, Michelyne English Micha Dutch
Masculine FormsMichel French Michael, Micheal English Maikel, Michaël, Michael, Michel, Michiel Dutch
Other Languages & CulturesMihaela Bulgarian Micaela Catalan Mihaela Croatian Michaela, Michala, Míša Czech Mikaela, Mikkeline Danish Mikaela Finnish Michaela, Micha, Michi German Micaela, Michela, Michelina Italian Mihaela Macedonian Mikaela Norwegian Michalina Polish Micaela, Miguela Portuguese Mihaela Romanian Michaela Slovak Mihaela, Miša Slovene Micaela, Miguela Spanish Michaela, Mikaela Swedish Mykhaila Ukrainian
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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute